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Construction Management Contracting System

As a construction industry professional this presentation will benefit you and your clients by a nuts and bolts approach to Construction Management. This highly informative seminar will focus on key issues affecting this project delivery system. It will help owners, managers, contractors, developers, contract administrators and project managers to grasp CM concepts and principles to assist them in existing or new projects. Details of what constitutes a CM organization, including the type of personnel, will guide those interested in using this system to its maximum potential.Seminar Highlights:

  • Industry environment.
  • Guidelines for selecting a CM firm.
  • Duties and responsibilities of the Construction Manager.
  • Acquiring CM services.
  • CM areas of knowledge.

Learning Objectives:

  • The attendee will be able to fully understand what the CM system can accomplish.
  • The attendee will be able to set up a CM delivery system.
  • The attendee will be able to view the system from the owner and from the contractor side.

Seminar Agenda

  • Introduction and Overview (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
  • Break ( 10:30 a.m. – 10:45a.m.)
  • Fundamentals of Construction Management(CM)
    • Essential Elements
    • Assignment of Responsibilities
    • Definitions of GC, D-B And CM
    • Contractors and Constructors
    • Acquisition of Service Contracts
  • Agency Form of Construction Management(ACM)
    • Attributes of ACM
    • ACM Mandates
    • Construction Management –Architect/Engineer Peer Relationship
    • Construction Manager’s Expertise
    • CM Services Personnel
    • Team Decisions
    • Quality of Performance
    • The ACM Standard of Care
    • Measuring CM Performance
    • The ACM Process in Brief
    • What ACM is Designed to Do
    • ACM Differences Restated
  • CM System Forms and Variations
    • Extended Services
    • GMD CM
    • Owner Form of CM
    • Maintaining an Owner Orientation
    • Other Forms and Variations
    • Potential For Conflict Of Interest
  • Lunch (On Your Own) (12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. )
  • ACM Procedures (1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Break ( 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.)
    • Brainstorming Session
    • Organizational Meeting
    • Management Plans
    • Management Plans Procedure
    • In-House Procedures
    • CM Performance Standards
  • CM Body of Knowledge
    • Budget Management
    • Contract Management
    • Decision Management
    • Information Management
    • Material/Equipment Management
    • Project Management
    • Quality Management
    • Resource Management
    • Risk Management
    • ? Management (This was cut off in the fax)
    • Schedule Management
    • Value Management
  • Multiple Bidding and Contracting
    • Work Scopes
    • Work Scope Lists
    • Economic Work Scopes
    • Writing Work Scopes
    • Bidding and Bidder Lists
    • Bidder Qualification
    • Award Paperwork
    • On-Site Coordination
    • Contract Documents
  • The CM Organization
    • Quality of CM Personnel
    • Construction Organizations in Retrospect
    • Special Considerations
  • Acquiring CM Services
    • CM Firm Considerations
    • When to Hire the CM
    • Contracts and Services
    • Guidelines for Selecting a CM
    • CM Fee Structures
    • Comments on the Interpretation of CM Fees
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